Dr. Carrie Marie Borchardt discusses the recent increase in antipsychotic medications written for children ages 2 and younger.
For teens with a chronic illness or disability, adolescence is a combination of a special developmental period and a difficult set of challenges. Adolescence is a unique developmental time characterized by emerging independence, rapid cognitive and physical growth, and the development of an identity. Peer relationships develop a special significance during adolescence. Chronic illness and disability impose physical limitations, often require repeat medical visits, and can involve complex medical treatments.
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At Children's Minnesota's behavioral health program, we take the time to get to know your child even before the first visit. We understand that the key to helping your child lies in learning as much as we can about your child's individual needs and concerns.
The behavioral health team at Children's Minnesota is dedicated to improving kids' emotional well-being. Our specialists are experts at helping children and teens navigate emotional terrain and manage mental health issues.
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The behavioral health program at Children's Minnesota is full of experts who diagnose and treat a wide range of mental health issues in children and teens. Our psychologists and psychiatrists are leaders in their fields who are skilled at understanding kids and their problems — and helping parents understand, too.
At Children's Minnesota, we understand that being a kid isn't always fun and games. Sometimes there are obstacles along the way. Our behavioral health professionals are here to help children navigate those obstacles. We offer help with a wide range of behavioral and mental health concerns.